Category - sexuality

  • 6 Jan 2013

    The Church of England issued a statement on 4 January confirming gay priests can be appointed bishops if they live in accordance with the Church's teaching on sexuality.

  • 3 Dec 2012

    Young people aired their views on conflict and peace, exam stress, bullying, sexuality and gender orientation at the sell-out Methodist 3Generate event.

  • 27 Oct 2012
  • 1 Jul 2012

    The new President of the Methodist Conference has challenged Methodists to make their Church into a place in which people are welcomed as they are.

  • 9 Jun 2012

    The rejection of the Anglican Covenant by the Scottish Episcopal Church is another serious body blow for a measure which proponents say is about proper ecclesiastical order, but which detractors argue will impose narrow conformity on a denomination historically based on self-governance within its provinces. Simon Barrow looks to the background, history and significance of the latest manoeuvres.

  • 2 May 2012

    More than 60 Quakers from Britain have attended the 2012 world conference of Quakers in Kenya.The theme of the conference was “Being Salt and Light: Friends living the kingdom of God in a broken world”.

  • 27 Apr 2012

    The Student Christian Movement has welcomed moves to promote dialogue and improved relationships between LGBT students and faith groups.

  • 25 Oct 2011

    Understanding more about human sexuality and relationships can be helpful to heterosexual as well as LGBT people, says Savi Hensman. Prayerful reflection, study and discussion will not create instant consensus, but can at least help those with different perspectives to understand one another better, and the church to move forward in its mission and ministry.

  • 3 Oct 2011

    As some Nigerian politicians try again to push through legislation to further criminalise LGBT people and their friends, it is all the more important for those not caught up in a surge of mass hostility, including overseas well-wishers, to try to ensure that human rights are protected, and the dignity of all respected, says Savi Hensman.

  • 2 Aug 2011

    Though I ended up disagreeing with him fairly significantly on pacifism, the interpretation of the atonement, homosexuality and capital punishment, I remain grateful beyond words for the life, work and example of evangelical Anglican leader John R W Stott, who died aged 90 last week.